Tag Archives: VM

Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP

Both Cluster Management Pack and Virtual Machine Management Pack provide monitoring for Virtual Machine but from different perspective. In some situations the Cluster MP can be very noise as it is monitoring Resource Groups and Resources which could be down just because some virtual machines are shut down. Until now I’ve been using custom solution […]

Tips From the Field: Network Adapters are Missing in Network Connections

Issue: Recently I’ve had some VMs that went trough some failovers and after that I’ve noticed that the network adapters on some of these VMs were missing in Network Connections window. Running ipconfig I was able to see the adapters and their configuration. Also some of the VMs were part of cluster and the cluster […]

Working in VMM like Service Provider Foundation and Windows Azure Pack

As we know Service Provider Foundation is the API of VMM. SPF is a web service that can execute tasks against VMM server and WAP just connects to SPF to communicate with VMM so we have the following communication path VMM<->SPF<->WAP. SPF and WAP both have service accounts they use but when a Tenant initiate […]

Error 23317 in VMM 2012 R2 When You Try to Apply Changes on VM That is Using Shared VHDX Disk

When you try to apply some change on a virtual machine with Shared VHDX disk in Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 you may receive the following error: Error (23317) The operation Change properties of virtual machines is not permitted on a virtual machine that has shared virtual hard disks. Recommended Action The operation Change properties […]

Steps to Migrate Virtual Machines with Shared VHDX from One cluster to Another

Imagine the following situation: You have two Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V clusters – Cluster1 and Cluster2. Every cluster has two or more nodes. On Cluster1 you have two virtual machines VM1 and VM2. The virtual machines are in guest cluster and are using one or more Shared VHDX files. As you probably know virtual […]